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Tuesday, April 16, 2024


Benny Wenda

Benny Wenda is a West Papuan independence leader and Chairman of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. He is an international lobbyist for the independence of West Papua from Indonesia. He lives in exile in the United Kingdom.

A crime against humanity has been committed in West Papua

I am truly horrified by the video that has emerged of Indonesian soldiers torturing a West Papuan man. More than anything, the sadistic brutality on...

Indonesia tortures and kills West Papuans in Puncak

Indonesia are a criminal and a genocidal murderer in West Papua. Even while the eyes of the world are on Indonesia, as they continued preparing...

Benny Wenda: ‘I call on MPs to sign the Brussels Declaration’

On behalf of the ULMWP (United Liberation Movement for West Papua) and the people of West Papua, I welcome yesterday’s meeting in the European...

ULMWP President Benny Wenda’s New Year message

As we enter 2024, I am confident we stand on the brink of great success for our liberation struggle. Thanks to our successful first Congress...

Police brutality in Manokwari and Timika a reminder of Indonesian colonial rule

The Indonesian state is again cracking down on protest and free expression in West Papua. Protestors who took to the streets to commemorate World...

Making history – the first ULMWP Congress in West Papua

I am greatly honoured to have been elected as President of the ULMWP Provisional Government at the historic Congress that has just concluded in...